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Document Number: 5911

Parental Involvement in Education MS Word PDF - An update of a 1996 ECS report, this StateNote provides information on state legislation and programs designed to increase parental involvement in the education process. This compilation describes how states have addressed this issue, such as requiring school districts to develop plans and policies to increase parental involvement, encouraging or directing employers to give parents time off from work to attend parent-teacher conferences or other school activities, encouraging parents to play a more active role in their children's education both at school and at home, as well as enacting parental rights legislation. (Kyle Zinth, Education Commission of the States, March 2005)...
Author: Kyle Zinth
Publication: StateNote
Publisher: ECS


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